Three-Legged Race

Elissa Milne

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Difficulty Level

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

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Broken Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played one note at a time that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

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Contrary Motion

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Texture

A type of texture where the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.

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Extended Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.

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Details

Title

Three-Legged Race

Composer

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signatures

# of Measures

36

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Slow Practice,

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